Mary Gilbert Memorial 1975
Mary Gilbert Memorial
Dimensions (H x W x D)
81 x 53 x 36 cm
Mary Gilbert / First Migrant Woman Settler / Ailsa O’Connor 1974 / Mary gave birth to a son, the first white child born in the / Port Phillip settlement on 29 December 1835. As servants / of John Pascoe Fawkner, Mary and her husband, blacksmith / James Gilbert, were in the original party of settlers who / landed from the schooner Enterprize on 30 August 1835.
City of Melbourne Art and Heritage Collection
Mary Gilbert Memorial, Ailsa O’Connor, Cement fondue bust, 1975, Conservatory, Fitzroy Gardens